DCFS Takes Custody Of Girl Attacked In Beating Caught On Video; Agency Investigating Report Of NeglectThe Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of neglect against the family of a 15-year-old girl with special needs, who was the victim of a brutal beating caught on video.
4 Girls Charged In Beating Of Special Needs Girl Caught On Video; Girl's Father Speaks Out“It broke my heart to see this group of young people turn on her and escalate it into what we saw, a physical assault," Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said.
'Sick And Disgusting Crimes'; Girl Beaten In Viral Video Might Have Been Sexually Assaulted, Police And Family SayThe 15-year-old girl who was the victim of a frightening attack caught on video might also have been the victim of a sexual assault, police said, but investigators are still trying to piece together what happened to the girl while she was missing for five days.
4 Arrested After Attacking Man, Using Stun Gun In Road Rage Fight In Caledonia, WisconsinFour people have been arrested in Caledonia, Wisconsin, after they attacked a man on camera in an apparent road rage attack. One of the women allegedly used a stun gun on the man while he was on the ground.
Chicago Tourist Banned For Life From Disney World After Punching WorkerAuthorities say a 23-year-old tourist from Chicago punched a worker in the face when her FastPass wasn't valid for the Tower of Terror ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Recent DePaul Graduate's Face And Throat Slashed In Lincoln Park AttackA recent graduate of DePaul University was in critical condition Thursday morning, after she was found with her face and neck slashed near campus in Lincoln Park.
Police Looking For Group Who Assaulted, Robbed Man On CTA Red Line Train Near BelmontDetectives hope CTA surveillance cameras will help them catch the group of robbers who beat a passenger on a Red Line train overnight.
Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Disorderly Conduct Indictment; Accused Of Orchestrating Hate Crime Hoax“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to 16 counts of disorderly conduct, nearly a week after he was indicted for allegedly lying to police about a hate crime.
Detectives Seek To Schedule New Interview With Jussie Smollett After Releasing Two Former Suspects In Alleged AttackChicago police are hoping to speak with Jussie Smollett again, after the investigation into the alleged attack against the Empire actor shifted over the weekend.
Pregnant Woman Punched On CTA TrainA 25-year-old woman was on a Red Line train Wednesday when, police say, a man hit her in the face and body.
Police Still Questioning Two Brothers In Connection To Alleged Attack On Jussie Smollett; Charges Could Be Filed TodayChicago police for the first time have called two men questioned in connection to the Jussie Smollett case "potential suspects," but police have yet to file charges in the alleged attack in Streeterville.
Two 'Persons Of Interest,' Jussie Smollett Questioned in 'Empire' Actor's Attack CaseEmpire actor Jussie Smollett was questioned again Thursday by Chicago police following an alleged attack on the star Jan. 29.
Jussie Smollett Case Update: Police Questioning Two 'Persons Of Interest' Seen On Video Near Alleged AttackChicago police are questioning two “persons of interest” who were seen on video near the spot where “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked in an alleged hate crime in Streeterville last month.
Jussie Smollett Turns Over 'Limited And Heavily Redacted' Phone Records In Probe Of Alleged AttackChicago police are analyzing several new pieces of evidence in the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett; including cell phone records, and a half-empty bottle that smells like bleach.
Police Investigate Origin Of Rope Used In 'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's AttackJussie Smollett is reportedly back in Chicago on the set of Empire. Published reports say he shot scenes for one of the final episodes of the season and read lines with a cast member.